Four Ways Underpinning Techniques Are Used To Support A Second Floor Addition
19 January 2016
With prime real estate for building new homes becoming more scarce, you may opt to buy an existing home in a desirable location. This can present many problems, such as a home with no room for additions. Instead of building out, building up with an additional floor may be the only option to get the space you need. With a second floor, there are also additional loads, which are carried by the foundation of your home.
Preventing Ice Expansion And Pest Infestation Around Your Foundation: Temporary Patches For The Cracks
2 December 2015
If you currently have some cracks in your foundation, you may have also encounter issues with pest infestations and ice expansion of the cracks in winter. To prevent both bugs and the widening of the cracks due to freezing water, you can request foundation crack repair from a contractor, but it may prove more costly than a temporary solution. Thankfully, the following temporary solutions will save you some money and help you get through the fall and winter months until you can afford more costly repairs.
Replacing Your Driveway: Different Concrete Options For You
12 November 2015
When you find that the time has come to replace your current driveway, you may find yourself wondering what you should do to ensure that you install a driveway that you like and that will last you for as long as possible. If you have already decided on concrete over asphalt, your decision-making process is not quite over yet. There are actually several different types of concrete that you can choose from when you are installing your new replacement driveway.
Preparing Your Small Business's Exteriors For Winter
5 November 2015
When fall is in full swing and winter is swiftly approaching, your thoughts as a small business owner shift to making sure that your building and the outdoor areas of your business are ready for the cold and snowy season to come. If this is your first year running a small business, you may not know where to begin in the preparations process. Get to know some of the steps that you should take to make your small business ready for the winter months to come and you will be able to start your readiness procedures sooner rather than later.